Shane Boland Frank T. Butler Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Softball NL would like to Congratulate Shane Boland (Goulds) on being named the recipient of Sport NL’s Frank T. Butler Memorial Scholarship.

Congratulations Shane!

Frank T. Butler was the backbone of Memorial Athletics for close to 30 years. Frank’s impact on sport was immeasurable, contributing as an athlete, coach and administrator. Frank T. Butler was vital to the development of athletics at Memorial University, and played an integral part in developing interuniversity sport experience across Canada. The Frank T. Butler Memorial Scholarship is valued at $1000.

Sport Newfoundland and Labrador announced the recipients of the scholarships and bursaries during their 22nd Annual Scholarship Reception that was held at the Swilers Rugby Complex in St. John’s on Friday, May 3rd, 2013.

The reception honoured 19 scholarship recipients. 18 deserving recipients received a scholarship/bursary in the amount of $500 for their contribution to sport during 2012. As well, one recipient received the Frank T. Butler Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1000.

Softball NL would also like to take this opportunity to Congratulate the other 18 Scholarship/Bursary recipients!


Below are the News Releases from Sport NL and the Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation.

Sport NL News Release (Friday, May 3rd, 2013).

Tourism, Culture and Recreation News Release (Friday, May 3rd, 2013).